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  1. ut2006

    ut2006 New Member

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    Does anyone have experience buying from vikingreich on eBay? He/She sells many NS 9000's on eBay. I personally believe that those sell counterfeits should be identified and punished. I also believe that those who sell real ones should be promoted.

    Other than the serial numbers and visually check the paint qualities, is there a better way to identify if the racket is counterfeit? Has anyone try calling Yonex on this issue?

    Has anyone buy from this guy?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Yonex-YY-Nano-Speed-NS-9000-Type-S-Badminton-Racket_W0QQitemZ330052259114QQihZ014QQcategoryZ79787QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
    Is it a counterfeit?

    Thanks.
     
  2. DinkAlot

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    I can't tell from the blurry pictures.
     
  3. Matt

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    It's counterfeit. There was a post which had the exact same picture which Cooler also mentioned fake as well.
     
  4. aL_vin

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    I'm leaning more towards genuine, statistics looks good, and the feedback he has received from selling badminton racquets are positive.
     
  5. cooler

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    i think ut2006 is new and didnt check the bountiful resources on fake ns9000 here
     
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    i am pretty sure its fake.
     
  7. storkbill

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    if you think you can get a genuine NEW NS9000 for US$36, I got some Nigerians who would like to discuss lucrative business deals with you. :p
     
  8. Matt

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    As mentioned in the forums - Feedback/rating is not a method to determine if a seller is selling counterfeit or genuine rackets. One reason is because a seller can have 100% and selling fakes. If you do some research on the other threads, you will find additional information.
     
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    i think this racket sell for 110 in thailand. So if you are getting this for under 90, it is fake. just common sense.
     
  10. iloved100

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    too much fake racket listed on ebay
     
  11. Colin72

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    I don't beleive that's a fake.

    The best way to determine if Yonex rackets are fake is if the letters aren't very bold. Real Yonex: Yonex Fake Yonex: Yonex.

    It's quite easy to see the difference if you have another one from a well known website to compare it to.

    Nice racket and good deal by the way. :)
     
  12. andone

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    Hmm...

    IT's pretty hard to tell, but i think it's a fake

    It might NOT be a fake (low chance) because of the CH version

    Other than that... I think it's fake.
     
  13. ut2006

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    What can we do if we've got a fake one? eBay requires that we provide an official statement stating that it's a counterfeit before they can take any action. But Yonex does not provide such document.
     
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    Colin72 and Andone,

    The NS9K is counterfeit and it was already determined a while back. To be exact, the orignal post is here.

    It's easy to tell if it's counterfeit in with the key pictures. It takes a blink of an eye.
     
    #14 Matt, Nov 26, 2006
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